What’s in a Name?

Pressley CoxAdvocate News

The practice of genealogy, the practice of researching one’s ancestors and family tree, has exploded lately.  It’s an understandable obsession, of course, wanting to know who we are and where we came from. In researching my family tree, I turned to our family Bible where births from the 1800’s had been recorded.  I immediately noticed a name change from one line to the next.  In recording a birth, someone had added an extra “s” to … Read More

Greetings from your Advocate Team!

Doodle HarrisAdvocate News, APCE

We are an enthusiastic team of educators, pastors, writers and APCE members from around the US (plus one member abroad!) whose volunteer ministry is to gather and share innovative ideas in educational ministry with members of APCE and the wider church. This past week the team hung out at the APCE Annual Event in Denver. We had an amazing time learning together, laughing together, and sharing joys and concerns of educational ministry together. We look … Read More

Welcome to the New Advocate!

Julie HesterAdvocate News

The Advocate is doing a new thing! As we continue our goal of helping connect, enrich, empower and sustain those serving in educational ministries, we are changing with the times. Over the last year we have transitioned from a quarterly print magazine to a quarterly digital magazine. We are now excited to move to a weekly blog format, which will enable us to share the rich contributions of our writers in much more accessible ways. We begin during Lent with a series … Read More